Short stories published in Quarterly West

Listing 3 stories.

When a village's beloved schoolteacher disappears just as mysteriously as she arrived an entire century earlier, the townspeople are left to contend with her legacy and lessons.

A woman navigates a budding relationship with a hunter. While she is able to look past their differences in taste and politics, she struggles to reconcile the hunter's infidelity and deception.

A tenant couple cares for a handful of quails, despite the concern that their landlords next door have for their garden. When winter comes, the quails have disappeared, leaving the couple to hope they will return in the spring.